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Police blotter for April 3-8.

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April 3

Burglary: At 3:50 p.m. in the 9100 block of North Mercer Way, someone reported by phone a burglary in a storage unit. This was the second to happen in the unit since the first was reported on March 4.

April 4

Missing man: At 8:13 a.m. in the 2200 block of 66th Avenue Southeast, a man was reported missing. He left to a federal building located in Seattle and had not been seen since. The man’s daughter said she was worried about her father being unable to make it back to the residence due to memory problems.

Forgery: At 12:21 p.m. in the 9000 block of West Shorewood Drive, fraudulent checks were written using the victim’s name. They were written between October 2018 and March 2019.

Car prowl: At 5:46 p.m. in the 3000 block of 78th Avenue Southeast, a caller reported that someone broke into their car while it was parked at Wells Fargo bank. Someone stole about $38 that was sitting in a plastic bag on the front seat.

Garage theft: At 6:38 p.m. in the 4000 block of East Mercer Way, someone broke into a garage and stole a high-end mountain bike. It was valued at about $5,000. There was no evidence available.

April 8

Mail thievery: At 6:13 a.m in the 3300 block of 84th Avenue Southeast, a male suspect on a bicycle was seen going through mailboxes. The reporting person followed the suspect into Upper Luther Burbank where they located the suspect rifling through mail. The suspect was spooked and ditched all the mail he had and sped off on his bike. The suspect was not located.

Fraud: At 9:16 p.m. in the 2800 block of 75th Place Southeast, victim was scammed out of $1,850 by wiring it to someone they befriended. The person the money was sent to claimed to be from Minnesota.


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